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27 - 31 March 2017
Barbican Aldersgate House,

Time and Voyage Charterparties

Gain legal and operational knowledge to improve your charterparty agreements

Time and Voyage Charterparties

  • Identify your obligations under the charter agreement and structure your operations cost-effectively
  • Explore common problem clauses and disputes to improve your charterparty negotiations
  • Tailor your contracts to suit your operations and discuss off-hire and ship performance clauses
  • Assess the charterparty period and withdrawal charges to understand how legal principles apply to your business
Time Charterparties Programme at a Glance
  • Understanding common problems with the charterparty period
  • Examining legal obligations and charter's rights
  • Safe ports, berths and places
  • Off-hire clauses and responsibility for cargo claims
  • Hire and right of withdrawal for late payment
Voyage Charterparties Programme at a Glance
  • Loading and unloading cargo – what is expected from the charterer?
  • The shipowner’s obligations in relation to the voyage and delivery
  • Understanding standard clauses in charterparty agreements
  • Laytime, demurrage and despatch money

Event Statistics

Full days
Hours of unrivalled industry content
Expert speakers

Practical Sessions

  • Role Play Session - Listen to a dialogue of a dispute between a shipowner and charterer over the contractual promise of safe port berthing
  • Live Inbox Exercise - Analyse a real-time charterparty scenario to understand hire and performance issues and key developments in practice
  • Interactive Workshop - Calculate methods for speed and consumption claims

The Time & Voyage Charterparties Seminars are CPD affiliated

Time Charterparties: 16 Hours CPD points

Voyage Charterparties: 12 Hours CPD points

Informa UK Ltd is an accredited trainer with the Solicitors Regulation Authority

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